by Andrew Lees, on 18-Nov-2020 08:17:56

Retaining walls are a versatile tool for geotechnical engineers, enabling construction on or along slopes and on sites with limited space in towns and cities. According to the Oxford Dictionary, …

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by Craig Roberts, on 30-Jun-2020 07:18:52

Tensar’s TensarTech TW1 reinforced soil wall system provided a safe, fast and economical way of crossing deep ravines in the Fujairah mountains on the Sheikh Khalifa Highway project and included …

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by Craig Roberts, on 19-Jun-2020 04:09:56

Assessing the long term performance of geogrid used in reinforced soil walls and slopes is crucial, with some structures having a design life of up to 120 years. Unlike roads, …

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by Craig Roberts, on 16-Jun-2020 07:24:00

Using site-won, non-standard fills is a great way to reduce the environmental impact of reinforced soil walls and slopes; plus it can save time and money. A big advantage of …

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by Andrew Lees, on 11-Jun-2020 07:30:22

Load-bearing reinforced soil walls can cut construction costs by up to 75% and halve build times compared with traditional solutions, while being robust and low-maintenance. Reinforced (or mechanically-stabilised) soil is …

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by Andrew Lees, on 14-May-2020 05:39:55

Drainage is a key consideration when designing earthworks, including reinforced soil structures, using compacted clay fill. Effective stress, negative pore pressure and suction Ground movement and soil slope instability can …

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by Andrew Lees, on 30-Jan-2020 06:08:26

Remote sensing techniques are an important tool in the modern ground engineer’s armoury, helping build ever-more accurate ground models for construction and geotechnical asset management. Tensar Ground Coffee - Episode …

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